Substance Abuse Doesn’t Discriminate | Amanda Bynes DUI | Orlando Substance Abuse Counselor Dana Risucci-West, LCSW Addictions Expert Picture Perfect? Some people appear to have it all: good grades, rewarding careers, and loving families. What outsiders may not see behind the near perfect appearance are issues that may be internalized to keep up an image. [...]
Lindsay Lohan | 3 Tips to Discuss Negative Celebrity Influence on Your Child | Orlando Teen Counselor
It’s no mystery that celebrities in America are intensely scrutinized through constant media attention. Every movement and action is dissected, analyzed, and mocked by millions of strangers who know nothing about the reality of celebrities’ lives. Every other day there seems to be a new article about mishaps and accidents in various celebrities’ lives, and [...]
K2 Spice Black Mamba Dragon Spice | Orlando Drug Counselor on Synthetic Marijuana | Could Your Children Be in Danger?
News of synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, has cropped up again in the news as it returns to many local businesses after a ban placed by The Drug Enforcement Administration on five chemicals last year. Florida Governor Rick Scott is trying to end the issue for good, with the signing of an [...]
Whitney Houston | 5 False Beliefs About Prescription Drugs and Addiction | Orlando Addictions Counselor
People all over the world mourned the tragic loss of one of the most talented singers of 1980's/1990's, Whitney Houston. She joins multiple other celebrities, such as Judy Garland, Margaux Hemingway, Heath Ledger, Michael Jackson, who have had their lives cut short due to the result of a fatal combination of prescription drugs. Even worse, [...]